Today’s Question by Aart Hilal

Your pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela, about which you later wrote your first book, MagicianĀ“s Diary, was in some sense an initiation – was it really such a fundamental turning point in your life?
 
It was the moment that I accepted my destiny as a writer, and decided to pay the price. But, above all, it was the moment that I realized that the spiritual quest was much simpler and direct than I thought.